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Position: Quality Assurance/Receiving
Organization: Discovery Organics
Location: East Vancouver BC

Who We Are: In business since 1999, Discovery Organics is an independently owned Canadian distributor of Certified Organic and Fair Trade produce.

We passionately work to promote Certified Organic and Fair Trade by building relationships with small scale farmers here in B.C. as well as throughout Latin America.

We serve hundreds of customers, including natural food retailers and wholesalers across Western Canada and the Canadian North. See more at,

Job Summary: The quality control team represents Discovery Organics by ensuring a high level of quality for our customers. The team sees that operational standards are in place and carried out correctly. Their purpose is also to reduce wastage by monitoring quality of all stock and managing inventory.

Key Responsibilities and tasks:

  • Receive all incoming stock and enclosures with a close eye for accuracy and detail
  • Initiate claim reports for vendors and/or carriers when there are inaccurate or substandard shipments
  • Liaise with the Canada Food Inspection Agency
  • Report to sales, sorting and purchasing about produce quality
  • Maintain a pest control log and work with the pest control agency
  • Manage liquidation inventory/sales
  • Receive and process returns, follow up on customer complaints and claims
  • Manage organic waste
  • Check coolers on a daily basis


  • Must have sound working knowledge of life span and storage of produce; experience in the produce industry is an asset
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication; must be able to communicate effectively all departments
  • Adaptability in a rapidly changing, fast paced environment
  • Forklift ticket and experience is an asset
  • Flexible availability – able to work weekends if needed

What We Offer:

  • Full time hours with competitive wages $18/hr. to start.
  • Extended medical and dental benefits

We are looking for a team player with a positive attitude to join us in our mission to connect people with quality organic produce. If this sounds like you, please apply in person or visit us online at Please include “Attention QC Management” in the subject line.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Mar 22 2019    Numéro : 52371